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Newsletter 3 - May 2014

Dear customer, installation and service company, authorized expert, operator or planner for petrol stations and industrial plants

With the following information we want to provide you with helpful information, assisting you in your daily work or in development and examination of plants and facilities where leak detection systems based on EN 13160 Class I are used.

50 years - THOMAS ASF Leak DetectionASF_50years

THOMAS ASF Leak Detection just celebrated their 50th anniversary this year. For that long time nearly 1 million leak detectors have been installed all around the world.

THOMAS ASF leak detectors can be used for a variety of applications such as industrial applications, petrol stations, double walled tanks and pipes, lining systems and storage tanks.

Main advantages of our systems are based on practical and safety-orientated design for optimum reliability and handling. We make a point to fulfil the expectations and needs of our customers in the best possible manner. This, we ensure by edicated employees and lean production methods according to LEAN principles.

Have a look to our production plant in Memmingen (Germany) by a

ASF_youtubePetrolPlaza Video Site Report

Class I Leak Detection Systems regarding EN 13160-2

Our Leak Detection systems regarding the standard EN 13160-2, that are based on the vacuum and pressure principle and classified as class 1 – ensuring the highest protection level for double walled tanks and pipes - indicating a leak even before any liquid escapes into the environment.

See more details about the advantages, working principle and a product overview in the linked brochure - click (pdf)


ASF_messeUNITI Expo, 03. – 05. June 2014 in Stuttgart, Hall 6 / Booth D50

The new European convention for the retail petroleum sector.

Gladly we welcome you at our booth D50, hall 6. Beside our leak detection systems, Mr. Niedermayer will present details about his product of the double walled steel pipe system DRK32 as well as options for an effective tank refurbishment.

Free visitor registration:


ASF tankVideo - Working Principle of Pressure and Vacuum Leak Detection System

To demonstrate the working principle of a class I, pressure or vacuum leak detetction system, we have illustrated the process in a schematic presentation video.

See how it operates

(language DE, EN, FR) - click


ASF_trainingProduct Trainings 2014

Our product trainings this year are planned for Tuesday, 11.11.2014 and Tuesday, 18.11.2014 (German lanugage).

To arrange trainings in Englisch language, please contact us.

For further details please - click

Update Homepage, e.g. trouble shooting, downloads

Our home page has been partially extended, e.g. overview of systematic trouble shooting on our leak detectors, various languages of the technical documentation in the download area – further details will be included step by step.

Downloads - click

Trouble shootings - click


ASF_VDM300Handheld Digital Manometer VDM 300 R

For maintenance and pressure testings we offer the reliable Handheld Digital Manometer VDM300 in a portable casing.

Calibration and service for the VDM is carried out by our partner company OCE Printing Systems GmbH. Also it’s possible to order new VDM300 unit with calibration certificate direct from The OCE company.

Details VDM 300 - click


ASF_v80exLeak Detector V80Ex certified according to current Status of ATEX Standard EN 60079

Our Ex protected vacuum leak detectors type V80Ex version H and N have been verified and certified according to current status of the standard EN 60079 by PTB within the last months.

Hence it is attested that this type for monitoring of double-walled tanks, double walled bottoms and pipelines complies with the current status of the ATEX standards.

Current ATEX certificate - click


ASF ContactUpdated contact details for THOMAS ASF leak detectors

We have enlarged our team and welcome Mrs. Ursula Brandes. She services order processing, material management and sales assistance.

Get in contact with the ASF team - click


ASF_kitsAccessories and Assembly Kits for THOMAS ASF leak detectors

Helpful general overview for available accessories and assembly kits ordered by leak detector type and tank design.

For e.g. a time saving assembly with PVC hoses from THOMAS ASF. Our PVC hoses are manufactured especially for THOMAS ASF and differ from conventional hoses by a lower hardness. This enables a more comfortable easy assembly to the connectors with in parallel good fitting.

Link Overview Assembly Kits - click

"PetroSolutions" representative for THOMAS ASF leak detection

We’re pleased to announce „PetroSolutions“ as our representative for THOMAS ASF leak detection systems in the following countries:

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Ireland
  • Macedonia
  • Montenegro
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Slovenia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom

Steven and Maja Stirrat do have great experience in the application field and equipment of petrol chemical installations. Get in contact with Steven

Phone: +49 (0) 176 24384324,


Overview representatives - click

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Puchheim, May 2014

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